Angelina Jolie Had a Royal Meeting Over the Weekend and We Missed It
While royal fans were fussing over Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's impending departure from Kensington Palace this weekend, Angelina Jolie secretly met with another member of the royal family.
The actress and UNHCR Special Envoy met with Sophie, Countess of Wessex (who's married to Prince Edward, the Queen's youngest son) at the Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative (PSVI) Film Festival – Fighting Stigma through Film
The PSVI festival raises awareness
Jolie has previously spoken out against sex crimes during her humanitarian work with refugee communities and displaced people. In a powerful speech to the UN in 2014, she denounced sexual violence as a means to "torture and to humiliate innocent people, and often very young children."
Jolie leaving the British Film Insititute after the festival on Friday.
The PSVI festival wasn't Jolie's first time dabbling in royal events. In June, she attended the 200th anniversary of the Most Distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George in London, an award that
She's also involved in the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, Her Majesty's global conservation initiative. For the project, she and her six children
It seems the only royal happenings Jolie hasn't participated in this year are the royal weddings.
This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
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